The Six Worst Food Jingles: Mentos to Denny's to McDonald's (Video)

If you think writing a good catchy jingle is easy, think again,

young grasshopper. For every "You Deserve a Break Today" and "I Wish I

Were an Oscar Meyer Weiner," there are dozens of cringe-worthy losers.

They are the musical equivalent of road kill, but still demand attention. Then, like some parasite, they take root and stay there, keeping you awake with the memory of bad instrumentals and saccharine happiness.

We've put together a list of the worst -- some of them "official," some

of them "fan-based" -- all of them lousy. Don't blame us when the nightmares come.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times. She has been featured on Cooking Channel's Eat Street and Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. She won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature about what it's like to wait tables.
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